Click on the heading below to find out more about the website and how you can use it to support your learning.
Use these websites alongside the tasks on the Home Learning tab.
Log into your Mathletics to engage with tasks set by your teacher. Students have access to Mathletics 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can complete challenges to earn rewards (the rewards are games). Your class teacher will be able to see the work that pupils are completing online and offer feedback accordingly.
Times Table Rockstars
Every year group has a weekly challenge starting from Monday – let’s see which class wins!
Times tables to practise:
Y1 – Count in 2s, 5s and 10s
Y2 – Multiplcation and division facts for 2s, 5s and 10s
Y3 – Multiplcation and division facts for 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 8s and 10s
Y4, Y5, Y6 – Multiplcation and division facts for multiplcation tables up to 12 x 12
Bug Club is an online reading programme where children can access e-books at their book band level. Each child has their own individualised login.
Access Bug Club here:
As your child reads, make sure they click on the Bug onscreen in order to answer the questions. This will help children to practise their reading skills and will be reported to their class teacher. If your child answers lots of questions correctly then they will be able to progress to the next book band level.
There are a number of websites offering free reading resources:
- World Book Reader – free online books
- Listen to astronauts reading stories from space: https://storytimefromspace.com/
There are also plenty of free phonics games children can play:
You will have received a log-in for Study Ladder with your home learning pack. This has access to thousands of tutorials and practical sessions. It can only be used during school hours.
If you type in your email address you will be able to download a FREE PDF of the First News newspaper designed for children. This will be a great opportunity to get children of all ages reading. They will email you a link every 2 weeks when a new issue is ready.
It is imporant that children stay active for at least 60 minutes per day! Take part in regular brain breaks to keep active and continue learning key skills.
There are a number of other ways to stay active. Click on the hyperlink to be taken to the relevant webpage:
- Joe Wicks is taking part in a LIVE PE session every morning at 9am on his Youtube channel.
- The Scouts have devised 100 activities to complete indoors during this period of self-distancing.
- Go Noodle have videos to sing along to and stay active.
- Cosmic Kids Yoga is a great calming activity to complete at the end of the day.
Other Educational Links
The following links contain some excellent resources for children to continue and extend their learning from home:
At School – http://www.atschool.co.uk
@school is an easy to use and child friendly website organised around the UK National Curriculum for primary education at home or school atKey Stage 1 (KS1). and Key Stage 2 (KS2). @school provides online tests, interactive exercises, worksheets, pictures and much more based on curriculum subjects including KS2 Maths, KS2 Numeracy, KS2 English and KS2 Science.
BBC Bitesize – http://www.bbc.co.uk/education
The Maths Factor – https://www.themathsfactor.com
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